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How to embed Javascript in LaTeX Beamer?

I'm wondering if it is possible to add javascript animations in LaTeX Beamer, e.g. figures created with C3 or D3? As far as I remember the animate packages uses javascript in order to display (and ...
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A script language for beamer animations?

This is a follow-up question to Clever beamer animation? Writing a script that changes a tikz picture in beamer? as suggested there, I will put a bounty on this one. What I seek is a set of macros, ...
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LaTeX Visual Novel Engine: Does it exist?

Did anyone in the past use LaTeX to create a "visual novel" engine? I've been using http://www.renpy.org/ for rare presentations when I need functionality the beamer class in LaTeX doesn't easily ...
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Why XeLaTeX and PDFLaTeX give different outputs for Beamer presentation

I have 3 questions: Why does the following code (see below) give different results in XeLaTeX than PDFLaTeX? Which one is incorrect? (My guess is that XeLaTeX's output is incorrect.) How do I ...
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Change papersize of selected slides in beamer

Is it possible to change the papersize of some frames in beamer? I know you can change the global papersize using\geometry{papewidth=,paperheight=} in the preamble, but assuming you want to change the ...
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Arguments of R Functions in Beamer with knitr

I'm using helpExtract.R function (can be obtained from here) to get arguments of R functions in Beamer with knitr. My (.Rnw) MWE is \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{ragged2e} %new code ...
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Beamer and ampersands (XeLaTeX)

There are some known problems with ampersands and beamer (as discussed here, for instance), but I haven't been able to find a good reference... Anyway, the concrete problem I have is with tables ...
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Beamer's (implicit) options regarding tikzpictures and shadows

While trying to use the torn page effect in a beamer document, I was confronted to an unexpected problem. If you just take the the code of this answer and compile it, you get: If you just change ...
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Links in mindmap as table of contents in beamer

I decided to use a mindmap to show the ToC of my presentation and the section outline. I'd like to have the nodes clickable like the standard ToC, but I couldn't find any command like ...
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Time clock at the footline of a beamer slide is not adjusted in the middle if compiling with XeLaTeX

I'm adding a title clock in the foot line of a beamer slide, if I compile it with pdfLaTeX it works fine; while the clock doesn't align in the middle vertically if compiling with XeLaTeX. How can I ...
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Text is white coloured after Beamer note pages when compiled with xelatex

I have a Beamer presentation with note pages, in which everything renders just fine with pdflatex. However, when the file is compiled using xelatex (I need to use fontspec), texts in frames after a ...
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Hyperlink with authoryear-comp in beamer

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{xpatch} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} ...
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Transparent background in LaTeXiT using the Beamer class

I want to typeset math in LaTeXiT in the same way it appears in Beamer. To be consistent with my Beamer presentation, I use the following preamble in LaTeXiT: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} ...
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beamer doesn't compile

This is a LyX question... I updated my LyX to the latest 2.1.0 and since then it does not compile the PDF file when I use beamer (other files it compiles fine). I get the following error message: ...
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How can I decide whether a key has had .value forbidden applied?

Is there a way to decide whether a given key has had the .value forbidden handler applied? For example, I would like to write a handler .only that can be applied to keys to simulate Beamer's \only ...
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creating beamer frame templates

I am creating a beamer theme. As part of the theme, I would like to create some frame templates with specific layouts. The simplest of these is a static frame that includes a single graphic centered ...
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\makeatletter within a beamer frame: how?

Within a beamer frame (not outside) makeatletter (or \catcode\@=11`) does not work. \documentclass{beamer} \makeatletter \def\my@command{My at command} \def\myatcommand{\my@command} \makeatother ...
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Timeline for overlapping (multi-year) events

I'd like to generate a timeline similar to the one shown below: [original at: http://www.projects.science.uu.nl/tm5/TM5_PW/TM5_presentations_May2011/basu.pdf] How can I go about doing that? ...
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Beamer: problem with \framezoom and XeLaTeX

I have a problem getting the \framezoom command to work when compiling with XeLaTeX, using fully updated MikTeX 2.9. Here is an example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{mwe} \begin{document} ...
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Navigation frames in sidebar

I am writing a beamer presentation and I want to show a circle for each frame on the navigation sidebar. Can this be done? Here's a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} % Set Theme \usetheme{Marburg} ...
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Is it possible to create red/blue 3d color in LaTeX?

Is it possible to create a red/blue 3d effect in LaTeX using a preexisting package? If not, would anybody have any insight into how to go about this? I am planning to make a beamer presentation on 3d ...
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Beamer - Textblock and Show notes on second screen

my question might seem to have been already asked in Absolute positioning in beamer when using `show notes on second screen`: text on wrong page or in Title picture misplaced in Beamer when using ...
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Beamer columns misaligned vertically

I'm trying to pu my beamer TOC on two columns and I have this problem. When I divide my page in two equal columns, the left column is vertically misaligned. \begin{frame}[plain] \frametitle{Le ...
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LaTeX health check

Is there any health check facility for testing the installation? When compiling \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{beamerarticle} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} I receive in the log ...
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beamer, pstricks (texlive 2014)

Since updating ubuntu to 14.10 (and 15.04 recently) i cannot succeed in compiling the following source: \documentclass[a4paper]{article}% \usepackage{beamerarticle} %\documentclass{beamer}% ...
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BeamerColor package

I had to reinstall MikTex and my presentation written in beamer doesn't work now. It's said that "BeamerColor.sty not found". i tried to download it again and install but it's still not working. I'd ...
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How can I write a non-greek name in a greek text?

I want to write a text in Greek and there are some non-greek names. I used the following code: \begin{frame}{Ιστορική αναδρομή} Το 1926 ο $\textenglish{David Hilbert }$ ισχυρίζεται ότι κάθε ...
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3 (adjustable) column headline in Warsaw

How can I adjust the following code to have a three column headline in the Warsaw theme. What I am trying to have is to get section, subsection and subsubsection show in each of the columns. ...
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How does one manually place \thanks text?

I'm using beamerposter with the confpresentation style to create a poster. I want to include the author email addresses in the header along with the department, and I want to do it \thanks-style. ...
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Beamer: How to Disable `\pause` Temporarily

Currently I am preparing a presentation in beamer. I make an extensive use of the \pause-command. However, it would be good to disable \pause temporarily to quickly go through the presentation. ...
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Cell overlay in beamer

I used the code posted in this thread to highlight cells in a table: \documentclass[xcolor=table]{beamer} \rowcolors{1}{gray!30}{gray!10} \makeatletter ...
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beamer: no snm and out files

dear texperts: does beamer have a "hook" that stops it from creating .snm, .out, and possibly .nav files? I don't use the first two [they are all 0 bytes]. I know texshop can delete them and I can ...
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Is it possible to make slideshow with u3d files in a beamer template?

I'm just interested if there is a technical way to merge between animate package and movie15 package in order to get an interactive 3D slideshow (like that shown below in the link) with full features ...
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Incorrect page number counter in beamer using sections

I am trying to put together a beamer document put together using multiple sections where frame numbers restart at each section and I can leave certain frames at the beginning of the document and at ...
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Beamer frame: add user options

I would like to add 2 more user options to \frame command. However, when calling \frame with both parameters at the same time in a specific order (the one with implicit value first), it generates an ...
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Add \paragraph type entries to beamer table of contents

I want a beamer TOC slide like this: SECTION 1 ..Subsection 1 ......Slide Title 1 ..Subsection 2 ......Slide Title 2 ......Slide Title 2 NEXT SECTION ......Another Slide Title In documents I use ...
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pgfpages add page number

I'm creating a handout for my beamer presentation using the 4 on 1 layout for pgfpages. I'd like each physical page (which contains four "pages" of the handout) to have a page number bottom centre of ...
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All blocks of beamerposter should be of same height

I will greatly appreciate your help with this question. I use beamerposter and want all the blocks (across various columns) to be of the same height (= max height of among all other blocks). I came ...
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Problems with right text margin in user-defined beamer class

I started to rebuild the cooperate design of my research group (designed in powerpoint) with an own document class based on the beamer package itself. Basically, I managed to get everything ...
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auto-starting itemize with \item?

I frequently write slides in beamer, and besides a few macros I use (e.g. for two-column frame), I often type \begin{itemize} and \end{itemize}. What would be a nice TeXish way for either starting the ...
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How to add navigation circles to Copenhagen theme in beamer?

I would like to ask if there is a way to add navigation circles to the Copenhagen theme. Let me expalin it better: 1. on the left hand side of the header there is a list of the sections. 2. on the ...
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How can I style tables in LaTeX beamer?

I use pandoc to generate LaTeX beamer presentations. To get the look I want I have created a theme myself. I have managed to get the look and feel I want in my presentations but I cant figure out how ...
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{tabular} styled like blocks in beamer.cls based upon booktabs.sty markup

beamer tables In Table looking like a block, two methods are shown to give tables a look similar to the block environment in the beamer class. Both require that header and content rows are split: the ...
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Is it possible to make AUCTeX preview of equations work with beamer?

When I generate preview images (using C-c C-p C-p) for the following document, the images are correctly generated but they are placed in wrong places in the buffer. Is it just me or MS Windows users? ...
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Beamer notes with color overlay

I am having trouble with the overlay system of beamer when using side notes. I have a slide with an overlay specification and I have some notes for each stage of this slide. For example, from the ...
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Taking a detour or choosing a sequence of slides “on the fly”

I have a beamer presentation to describe a very rough overview of my project, but I abstract out the details. However, I would like to show details on slides in case someone asks me questions. Since I ...
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Beamer - handoutWithNotes not working properly

I'm using the handoutWithNotes package but I have the problem that whenever the number of slides is not a multiple of the number of slides per page, too many notes pages are printed. As an example, ...
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Video from Beamer Plays Only One Second

Sorry about the title...it was hard to word my problem. I am using LaTeX, and more specifically Beamer, to create a presentation that plays a video file. The code I use is: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Changing the colour of Beamer \titlepage using a .sty file

I've been looking for an answer everywhere to this, but so far, nothing seems to have worked. What I would like to do is change the background colour and font colour of the \titlepage command, but to ...
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Making beamerarticle display 2 slides from the same frame

I'm trying to display 2 different slides in the from the same frame in beamer article format. Here's an example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{beamerarticle} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...